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US 'sail through' will not deter China

President Barack Obama's decision to send a U.S. Navy ship through waters claimed by China, around an artificial island in the South China Sea, was presented as a warning that Washington will not allow Beijing to block freedom of navigation. Officials have suggested that the operation in late October might be the first in a series of similar maneuvers with the same objective. But such operations are unlikely to deter China or reassure America's friends in Asia

Sino-US Competition and Nuclear Non-Proliferation on the Korean Peninsula

Brendan Taylor argues that the Korean Peninsula during the decade from 2002 to 2012 provides a clear case of strategic diplomacy in practice.

The Pivot, Past And Future

Obama’s signature foreign policy initiative is in (largely homegrown) trouble.

Election proves US is the home of the crazy and brave

Australia will face significant change and challenges over the next four years, regardless if US voters elect Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton president.

Strategic Dimensions of Energy Competition in Asia

William T. Tow, ‘Strategic Dimensions of Energy Competition in Asia’, in Michael Wesley, ed., Energy Security in Asia, Abingdon: Routledge, 2007, pp. 161-73.

US Ambas­sador John Berry ‘complicated’ matters: experts

A public spat between China and the US about Beijing’s political ­influence in Australia indicates the deep concern about the shifting power balance in the region, experts say.

Emerging U.S. Security Partnerships in Southeast Asia

The Centre for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS) recently hosted a panel discussion in Washington DC, on Tuesday, 1 December 2015, on the Emerging U.S. Security Partnerships in Southeast Asia Project.

B-1 bombers brouhaha: minor disrupt, big rift

In a showdown with China, Obama would face a humiliating back down or an unwinnable war. Does Abbott want to be part of that?

China's slam dunk

China has not just overtaken the US economy, but will soon leave it far behind, writes HUGH WHITE

Time for a new China vision

China is not seeking to break the rules of global order, writes Stuart Harris.

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